Courtside Notes: Falcons host nationally ranked Warhawks

Photo by Samantha Dunn
Photo by Samantha Dunn
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MEQUON, Wis. – Concordia Wisconsin is in the middle of a seven-match non-conference swing that continues with a contest against Lake Forest on Tuesday at 7 pm inside the R. John Buuck Field House. The Falcons are 6-3 in non-league matches this season.

THE BASICS
Who:
Concordia Wisconsin (13-5) vs. No. 12 UW-Whitewater (15-5)
Where: R. John Buuck Field House (Mequon, Wis.)
When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 (7 pm)
Live Coverage: CUWFalcons.com will provide live video and live statistics.

DIGITAL GAME PROGRAM
- Fans can access the digital program for Tuesday's match by clicking here. Printed programs are also available on a limited quantity at the match for $2 each.

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
CUW PLAYER TO WATCH: Kaily Moegenburg has been the go-to offensive player for Concordia Wisconsin this season, with team highs in kills (128) and attack attempts (432). She has four double-figure kill matches this season and has six matches with over 30 attempts.

FINAL TUNEUP: The Falcons match against the Warhawks is the final tuneup before a stretch of seven-straight NACC matches. So far this season Concordia Wisconsin is 9-5 against non-conference foes.

STOPPING THE TREND: Concordia Wisconsin haven't played well against ranked opponents, losing four straight. Moreso, they are 1-7 against nationally ranked opponents since the 2009 season.

SERVING IT UP: Karina Klotz is a multi-talented player for the Falcons and is ranked sixth all-time in program history with 89 service aces. She could reach 100 before seasons end.

IT COMES IN THREES: The Falcons have played just three sets in 13-of-18 matches this season, meaning their matches haven't lasted long. Overall, they are 10-3 in matches that ended by a sweeping decision. Furthermore, Concordia Wisconsin is on a three-match winning streak, with each match ending in -- THREE SETS. They haven't played an extra set since September 17.

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